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POLITICS | Does The First Amendment Protect Revenge Porn? An Illinois Woman Wants SCOTUS To Decide

POLITICS | Does The First Amendment Protect Revenge Porn? An Illinois Woman Wants SCOTUS To Decide

KEVIN DALEY SUPREME COURT CORRESPONDENT   An Illinois woman will soon ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her challenge to a state law barring the non-consensual dissemination of private sexual images, colloquially known as “revenge porn.” Though the Supreme Court’s First Amendment precedents are generally protective of explicit or obscene images, the justices may consider […]

The First Amendment protects the emoji house and the ‘Starry Night’ house

The First Amendment protects the emoji house and the ‘Starry Night’ house

    By JEREMY TALCOTT A Manhattan Beach duplex with a unique paint job has been mired in controversy. A few months ago, Manhattan Beach resident Kathryn Kidd hired a local artist named Z the Art to paint her house in a bright pink color with a pair of cheeky emoji faces. While Kidd enjoys the house, her neighbors […]

This Is The Most Important Religious Liberty Decision Since Masterpiece Cakeshop

This Is The Most Important Religious Liberty Decision Since Masterpiece Cakeshop

  KEVIN DALEY SUPREME COURT CORRESPONDENT . A federal appeals court has ruled for the first time that religious believers can invoke the First Amendment when declining to participate in same-sex weddings. The case involves a Christian couple named Carl and Angel Larsen, who operate a media production company.  The Larsens want to expand their […]

Left-Wing Group Attacks T.O. Mayor Over Education Conference Hosting; Supporters Rebut and More

Left-Wing Group Attacks T.O. Mayor Over Education Conference Hosting; Supporters Rebut and More

By George Miller The left wing political pressure group Indivisible Conejo descended upon the 8-27-19 Thousand Oaks City Council meeting to attack Mayor Rob McCoy for allegedly violating the “separation of church and state.” But supporters of McCoy and/or family values education came in even greater numbers to oppose them and educate the public. Most […]

Simi Valley | Member Champions First Amendment While Trampling on Second as Council Resets Protocols

Simi Valley | Member Champions First Amendment While Trampling on Second as Council Resets Protocols

By  Gina Harden SIMI VALLLEY – During August 26, 2019 City Council meeting, Councilman Judge called the question, ending heated exchange between Luevanos and Mayor Mashburn concerning the adoption of a resolution to establish City Council Meeting protocols. The resolution passed 4-1 with Luevanos dissenting. Luevanos highlighted first amendment concerns that “the total amount of […]

The “Solution” to Flag-Burning is Simpler Than a Constitutional Amendment

The “Solution” to Flag-Burning is Simpler Than a Constitutional Amendment

  by Thomas L. Knapp On June 14 — “Flag Day” in the United States — US Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) and US Representative Steve Womack (R-AR) proposed a constitutional amendment: “The Congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.” President Donald Trump promptly indicated his support […]

The First Amendment Protects Ex-Politicians Too

The First Amendment Protects Ex-Politicians Too

  by Thomas L. Knapp Most Americans loathe “lobbyists,” and most Americans think “bi-partisanship” sounds like a good, moderate idea representing compromise and common ground for the public good. So a surprise “bi-partisan alliance” between US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), with the proclaimed goal of passing a bill to […]

An Exclusive Event, Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff’s only California Appearance

An Exclusive Event, Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff’s only California Appearance

American Freedom Alliance hosts Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff. Ms. Sabaditsch-Wolff is a long-time free-speech champion and tireless truth-teller She has been the focus of media attention since the recent European Court of Human Rights’ shocking decision just a few weeks ago when they upheld the Austrian conviction of “Mrs. S”  -Elisabeth – for hate speech, deciding that […]

So Much for the Peaceful Transfer of Power

So Much for the Peaceful Transfer of Power

By Michael Greer   I’m madder than hell and I can’t take it anymore! I can’t stand the hypocrisy of the Left! I can’t stand their deceit! From the minute Donald Trump won the Presidency the Left has done everything possible to overturn the election….So much for the peaceful transfer of power.    The Left […]

We Need More, Not Less, Separation of State and Journalism

We Need More, Not Less, Separation of State and Journalism

  By Thomas L. Knapp “Newspapers are dying,” writes Rob Kall, Editor-in-Chief of progressive (but refreshingly open-minded) opinion site OpEdNews, in a (recently updated) 2010 op-ed. “Let them. There may have been people who wanted to rescue the buggy whip industry. But they were misguided. It was transportation they really cared about. We need to […]

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